Category Archives: Colonialism

Jimmy Carter is a Liberal Saint Now, Was a War Criminal Then…..

(Check out the Green and Red Podcast for more great history and politics) Jimmy Carter as ex-President has built homes for the poor, brokered peace agreements, overseen elections, and engaged in humanitarian acts without fail.  He never cashed in like … Continue reading

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Dien Bien Phu and the First Indochina War [Part 1]

The French, Vietnamese Nationalism and Communism, and American Imperialism (Part 1 of 2, from French colonization to putative independence and war against France.  The story below is largely derived from my books Vietnam and the Transformation of American Life, and … Continue reading

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